Spanish Word of the Day Archive
Monday February 8, 2010
El brazo means arm, in the sense of part of your body:
Me duele el brazo.
My arm hurts.
It can also refer to the arm of a chair, using the same metaphor as English:
Dio una palmada en el brazo del sillón.
She slapped the arm of the chair.
When you take someone by the arm, notice the construction in Spanish:
La tomó del brazo y la llevó a la sala.
He took her by the arm and led her into the room.
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